Mhasla Census Town, with population of 9679 is Mhasla sub district's only census town located in Mhasla sub district of Raigarh district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Mhasla census town is 6 km2. Population density of the census town is 1643 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Mhasla Ward No 01 and the population of Mhasla Ward No 01 is 9679.

Nearest railway station is Mangaon which is 30 km far from here. Mhasla is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Alibag which is 111 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 154 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2164.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 13.5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 9679 people, among them 4756 (49%) are male and 4923 (51%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mhasla census town is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2062 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mhasla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,679 8,868 357 454 1,313
Male 4,756 4,350 171 235 675
Female 4,923 4,518 186 219 638

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 60% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 36% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1088 in Hindus are 949 and in Buddhists are 1282

Religion wise population 2011 - Mhasla

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,679 3,453 5,834 2 0 235 126 0 29
Male 4,756 1,772 2,794 1 0 103 69 0 17
Female 4,923 1,681 3,040 1 0 132 57 0 12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1035 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1039, in schedule caste is 1088 and in schedule tribe is 932. There are 945 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.

Literacy

Total 7513 people in the census town are literate, among them 3762 are male and 3751 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mhasla is 90%. 92% of male and 88% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Mhasla has 30% (2920) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 14% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mhasla

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.2% 24.9% 5.2% 69.8%
Male 46.9% 41.1% 5.8% 53.1%
Female 14% 9.3% 4.7% 86%